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CAD Technician (Highways & Structures)
My client are looking to add additional skills and expertise to their existing Highways and Structures Design Team by appointing a CAD Technician / Senior CAD Designer, who will help deliver local and national infrastructure projects.
Based in their Cardff office this is fantastic opportunity to progress your career in Civil Engineering, we will offer all support required and provide mentoring via a structured ICE approved Training schemes for candidates who wish to pursue professional qualifications.
As part of a design team you will be responsible for developing schemes from conception through to construction stage drawings. If required, training and guidance will be provided in the use of AutoCAD and other applicable software packages. You will provide support and advice to the team and help coordinate the delivery of projects for a growing number of Local Authorities in Wales and throughout the UK. You will be involved in feasibility studies, preliminary design, consultation and detailed design work together with the production of reinforcement drawings and scheduling.
Production of outline feasibility drawings as part of the design development process.
Basic Cad drawing to assist the structural designers.
Assist the Design Engineers in the preparation of design drawings and structural details.
Production of reinforcement drawings and schedules.
Preparation of drawings and maps for exhibitions, working groups and committee purposes as required.
To work independently using your initiative with minimal supervision & full training will be provided, if required.
To contribute to the development and management of projects in which you are involved.
Ensure compliance with all Quality, technical standards, Health & Safety and Environmental regulations and considerations
Minimum of 5 GCSE's including Maths and English
High level of accuracy and attention to detail
Good relationship management with both colleagues and clients
Ability to work under direction but to be able to use own initiative when required
3D CAD proficiency
Experience of working within a relevant technical team
Experience of preparing feasibility studies and concept sketches, progressing them to the preliminary design stage, developing them through consultation before submitting detailed design
Ability to liaise with internal departments and external customers and suppliers to obtain any missing information or to resolve any queries in relation to drawings/products
IT Literate, capable of using MS Word, Excel and other office packages
Able to prioritise and organise own work with minimum supervision, working to deadlines and with competing priorities
Ambition to further career and pursue relevant qualifications
A desire to learn and develop a career in Civil Engineering
The company have over 4,000 employees at 50 offices in the UK and internationally, offering a vast range of professional and technical expertise across an unrivalled number of services. The breadth and depth of their experience ensures that they are able to add value to any project, regardless of its size, complexity or sector.
Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.
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